WEIR, John W. “Jack”

WEIR, John W. “Jack,” 79, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, died Monday, July 22, 2013, at Park Health Center, St. Clairsville.

He was born July 13, 1934 at Shepardstown, Belmont County, a son of the late George William and Mary Catherine Lukasko Weir.

John was retired from Consol Coal Company’s Mahoning Valley Mine at Egypt Valley, a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, a life member of St. Clairsville High School Alumni Association, a 33-year member of AA, Harrison County Democratic Chair, Harrison County JCs, New Athens VFD, UMWA # 1506, and an avid golfer who loved to play at the Cadiz Country Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, John Christopher Weir; an infant brother, Adam Weir; and brother, Sgt. Donald George Weir, who was killed in action in Korea; and a nephew, Vincent George Negroski.

Surviving are his loving wife, Mary Ann Hawthorne Weir who would have celebrated their 53rd anniversary on July 30th; a daughter, Jacqueline (Paul) Cacciatore of Phoenix, AZ.; a son, James (Susan) Weir of Martins Ferry, OH; a sister, Audrey Joan Negroski and her son, Dr. Donald Negroski and his family all of Sarasota, FL; three grandchildren, Alexandria Weir-Cacciatore, Taylor Wisvari-Weir and Jack Vincent Weir.

Friends will be received Friday from 1 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. at Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, 204 West Main St., St. Clairsville with Fr. Thomas Chillog officiating. Burial at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital Memorial/Honor Program 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105- 9956.

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